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DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)

Unique ID: NMS-E31A44

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post-medieval copper alloy dress fastener or toggle. Elongated domed plate with multiple transverse convex mouldings of varying widths, two rivet holes filled with iron corrosion, hollow on the reverse, with a circular terminal on a recessed neck which would have fitted into a corresponding recessed eye-plate. Similar to an example in Read (2009, 210, no.763), unclassified Type 7. Length 43mm. Maximum width of plate 10mm. Width of toggle-plate 10.5mm. Circa 16th - 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1500
Date to: Exactly AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Width: 10.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 4th November 2015 - Wednesday 4th November 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 34531
Other reference: IND04112015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Ingoldisthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6732
Four figure Latitude: 52.85958218
Four figure longitude: 0.47909063
1:25K map: TF6732
1:10K map: TF63SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 04/11/15

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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